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Hanani

Hanani [N] [E] [H]

(gracious ).

  1. One of the sons of Heman, and head of the eighteenth course of the service. ( 1 Chronicles 25:4 1 Chronicles 25:25 )
  2. A seer who rebuked (B.C. 941) Asa king of Judah. ( 2 Chronicles 16:7 ) For this he was imprisoned. ver. 10 He or another Hanani was the father of Jehu the seer, who testified against Baasha, ( 1 Kings 16:1 1 Kings 16:7 ) and Jehoshaphat. ( 2 Chronicles 19:2 ; 20:34 )
  3. One of the priests who in the time of Ezra had taken strange wives. ( Ezra 10:20 )
  4. A brother of Nehemiah, ( Nehemiah 1:2 ) who was made governor of Jerusalem under Nehemiah. Ch. ( Nehemiah 7:2 )
  5. A priest mentioned in ( Nehemiah 12:36 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Hanani'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.